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What can we learn from mounted models

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by c5admin

This lecture examines why it is often necessary to mount models, but also goes into detail on when the extra effort is not worth the time. Hand mounting doesn’t show what happens in all parts of occlusion Mount in centric relation Just because you mount in CR doesn’t mean that is where you will restore, […]

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Single Tooth Anterior Implants: The General Dentist and the Surgeon

Posted on September 25th, 2017 by c5admin

Both the dentist and the surgeon play a role in the dental implant process.  In the many cases, the surgical phase is handled completely by the surgeon.  However, the general dentist should play a large role in the planning phase. Gingival levels are often one of the most difficult items to manage. The average case […]

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Provisional Restorations: Materials

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by c5admin

There are many different types of materials that can be used for provisional restorations.  Some are stronger than others.  Some look better than others.  There is not one “best” material. Making provisional restorations can take just as long, if not longer, than preparing the teeth. Provisional restorations should maintain tooth position. Occlusion and shade of […]

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You Are Awesome!

Posted on September 16th, 2017 by c5admin

As many of you know from my previous posts, I am very passionate about being a part of our community and giving back to those in need. In particular, providing free dental care for homeless individuals at Goldie’s Place brings me so much joy on both a professional and personal level. However, this post isn’t […]

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Provisionalization of Crowns and Bridges

Posted on September 13th, 2017 by c5admin

There are many ways provisional restorations can be created for crowns or bridges or dental implants.  The materials vary, but the technique is even more important.  The eggshell technique can help create ideal soft tissue outcomes. A prefabricated shell can be created and then relined. Hard tissue stops are 100% necessary, so if there are […]

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